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Elkem Foundry plant based on charcoal opens in Paraguay
Limpio, Paraguay, 22 August 2018: Today Elkem ASA celebrated the opening of a new plant for foundry products in Limpio, Paraguay. This plant is the first foundry plant for Elkem in Latin America, and it is a new and exciting chapter for the Group.
Strong performance supported by favourable markets
Elkem has delivered another excellent quarter with strong growth in revenue and profit. The strong result is particularly driven by the Silicones division, where attractive market conditions continue to boost financial performance. However, all four divisions report revenue growth and improved results compared to second quarter 2017.